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Eastern Music Festival to commission multiple works from American composers

The Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina, has announced a commissioning project through which it will select ten American composers to contribute new works over ten...

March 15, 2013

Colorado Springs Philharmonic’s Newbrough receives community leadership award

Nathan Newbrough, president and CEO of the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, has been announced as a winner of a 2013 community leadership award from Leadership Pikes Peak, a...

March 14, 2013

For S.C. Philharmonic’s 2013-14 season, world premieres and collaborations

The South Carolina Philharmonic, based in Columbia, has announced details of its upcoming season, the orchestra’s 50th. The Columbia-based orchestra will perform the first of seven Masterworks...

March 18, 2013

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra launches store, complete with ringtones

The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra in Houston, Texas has launched an online store that includes free streams of its concerts as well as digital downloads for purchase...

March 13, 2013

NEC’s Sistema Fellows Program hosts two-day “seminario”

On March 27 and 28, New England Conservatory’s Sistema Fellows Program will host “Collaboration and Relationship Building Through Music Education,” a symposium for El Sistema-inspired music education...

March 11, 2013

New book takes broad look at music education

A reconsideration of music learning and educational practice are the focus of Tanglewood II: Summoning the Future of Music Education, a new book from GIA Publications that...

March 12, 2013

Academy of Arts and Letters announces 2013 winning composers

The American Academy of Arts and Letters has announced sixteen winners of its 2013 awards in music composition, with individual awards ranging from $7,500 to $20,000. The...

March 8, 2013

Leon Botstein receives medal from Bruckner Society

Leon Botstein, music director of the American Symphony Orchestra and president of Bard College, has been awarded the Bruckner Society’s Medal of Honor. The medal was presented...

March 7, 2013

Orchestras in Cleveland, Princeton, and Charleston spotlight education in March

The Cleveland Orchestra, the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, and the Charleston Symphony Orchestra have each announced separate education initiatives taking place during the month of March. ...

March 6, 2013

Recordings news from orchestras in Connecticut, Florida, Massachusetts, New York

The Atlantic Classical Orchestra, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Boston Pops, and a quartet of cellist from the Boston Symphony Orchestra are among the...

March 5, 2013